Mylo Charles Mautz

Aug. 3, 1934-Sept. 27, 2020

It is with great sadness

that we share the news of

the passing of Mylo Mautz

(“Big Grandpa”), loving

husband, father, grandfa-

ther, great-grandfather,

brother, and uncle. Mylo

entered eternal life on

September 27, 2020 at the

age of 86.

Mylo was born August

3, 1934 in Garrison to

William and Pauline

(Hach) Mautz. Mylo was

raised in and attended

school in Garrison, ND.

Mylo assumed the

responsibility of running

the farm his parents

homesteaded east of

Garrison at the age of 15

after his father’s untimely

death. He lived on the

farm tending to the lives-

tock and crops, and hon-

ing his mechanical skills.

During the winters Mylo

could be found in his

shop repairing and im-

proving his machinery for

the next years’ use. He

developed a love for read-

ing to help pass the time

during the long winters.

Mylo met the love of his

life, Marlene (Gehring)

thru a mutual friend.

They were married on

September 2, 1956. They

built their life together on

the farm expanding it to

support crop and lives-

tock operations. During

their marriage, they were

blessed with 4 children.

They remained on the

farm until their retirement

in 1998, when they

moved to Garrison and

son David proudly took

over the family operation.

Mylo was a member of

the St. Paul Lutheran

Church family until the

time of his death. He en-

joyed a life filled with

family and a consuming

passion for farming, tend-

ing his cattle and tinker-

ing in his shop.

Family: Mylo loved his

family, grandchildren,

and great-grandchildren.

Each one of them having a

special place in his heart.

Mylo will be deeply

missed by his daughters,

Claudia (Tim) Elser, West

Fargo ND, Pamela (Tim)

Narum, Lake Elmo MN,

Mandy (Craig) Schaaf,

Bismarck; son, David

(Jodi) Mautz, Garrison;

Grandchildren, Travis

(Tiffany) Elser, Tyler

Elser, Alana Narum, Alex-

ander Narum, Riley

Mautz, Gavin Mautz; great

grandchildren Madison

Elser, Charlee Elser,

Tanner Elser; and

numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Mylo is preceded in

death by: his beloved wife

Marlene, his parents,

brother Harold, sister Lor-

raine, Mother-in-law and

Father-in-law, and

brother-in-law Lyle Robin-


The St. Paul Lutheran

Church will be hosting

the family Friday, October

2 from 11:00 – 2:00 for

those wishing to extend

their condolences. A

private funeral service for

the immediate family will